This is one of the most popular national parks in the USA. Here are some facts about it...
Great Smoky Mountains National Park was established and recognized as a National Park in the year 1934.
It is a family-oriented interactive museum that has numerous exhibits. This museum helps children to learn interesting things with various popular science topics.
The Smoky Mountains are some of the oldest in the world and are estimated to be between 200 and 300 million years old.
The famous Appalachian Hiking Trail passes through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is also a popular spot to visit in this national park.
There are 16 mountains inside the park that are higher than 6,000 ft. The highest among them is Clingmans Dome at 6,643 ft.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is considered the “Salamander Capital of the World". There are more than 30 different species of salamanders here.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has 12 popular waterfalls and about 2300 miles of streams within its boundaries. The streams are open for fishing.
These are some facts about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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